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This undated handout photo provided by the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center shows Dr. Stephen Badylak, a surgery professor at the university, and deputy director of the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, holding a sheet of “extracellular matrix,” scaffolding-like material derived from pig bladder. His team implanted a similar version, designed for use in humans, into a handful of men with severe leg injuries and reported Wednesday that the experimental treatment helped regrow muscle. (AP Photo/University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

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This undated handout photo provided by the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center shows Dr. Stephen Badylak, a surgery professor at the university, and deputy director of the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, holding a sheet of “extracellular matrix,” scaffolding-like material derived from pig bladder. His team implanted a similar version, designed for use in humans, into a handful of men with severe leg injuries and reported Wednesday that the experimental treatment helped regrow muscle. (AP Photo/University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

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In this photo taken on Jan. 6, 2011, and released by the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) researcher Brian Hermann of the university's Magee-Womens Research Institute processes a testicular tissue sample as part of a fertility preservation study in Pittsburgh. Researchers are preserving stem cells from the testicular tissue of boys diagnosed with cancer in the hopes that these cells will be used to restore fertility later. (AP Photo/UPMC, Ronald A. Fontana) NO SALES.